People have been telling each other fairy tales since ancient times. Commemorating 75 years of little golden books a poky puppy, a shy kitten, and an ugly duckling help a publishing prototype strike gold. The illustrations looked like water color and the text was in bold black lettering. Hyperion press and duell, sloan, and pearce, 1946, early printing or first. Princesses, princes, spells, and happilyeverafters. You can help little golden books wiki by expanding it.
Giant allcolor book of fairy tales, the, 50 best loved stories, a deluxe. When you consider the buying power of a quarter back in 1942 was about. The golden book of fairy tales by golden books and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. This is not a book that has an abundance of actual fairy tales and the ones included in the book are. Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales. Oct 24, 2012 explore pinned2pinss board fairy tales and storybooks, followed by 206 people. Little golden books rugrats wiki fandom powered by wikia.
The golden book of fairy tales author golden books formatbinding hardcover book condition used very good quantity available 1 binding hardcover isbn 10 0307301001 isbn 978030730 publisher golden books place of publication new york date. My very first golden goose story book creative child press fairy tales by rochelle larkin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. One thousand and one nights is a collection of middle eastern folk tales compiled in arabic during the islamic golden age. The golden book of fairy tales by hoskins, winfield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. A very beautiful edition of 14 fairy tales snow queen, ole luk. Do you remember little golden books from your childhood. Founded in 1942, the little golden books maintain a special place in collectible literature and a distinctive appearance despite the changes of detail that occurred over the years. Online fairy tales for kids a list at world of tales. See more ideas about vintage childrens books, books and little golden books.
The first 12 books from little golden books were first printed in october 1942. Three little kittens bedtime stories mother goose prayers for children the little red hen nursery songs the alphabet from a to z the poky little puppy the golden book of fairy tales. Before the introduction of little golden books in 1942, childrens. Although this particular book is the june 1943 edition, it is in an excellent condition for its age. Vintage childrens illustrated book a little golden book rumpelstiltskin by on etsy. The golden book of fairy tales, first edition abebooks.
The golden book of fairy tales for sale online ebay. There are three golden book fairy tales in this title. During the war after 1943 this number of pages was reduced to 28 pages due to shortages of paper. Many of the little golden books have become bestsellers, including the poky little puppy, tootle, scuffy the tugboat, and the little red hen. In the beginning, little golden books were either based on classic fairy tales or wholly. Accessories such as cd, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. Little golden books little golden books wiki fandom. This is the period of the golden age of folk and fairy tales, when european.
Grey cloth boards, many fullcoloured illustrations from. The blue book of fairy tales little golden book by. Antique three little pigs childrens book, milo winter illustrator, fairy tale book, country farm animals book. Jack and the beanstalk, cinderella, puss in boots, the sleeping beauty. The golden book of fairy tales classic golden book. By 2001, nearly 15 million copies of the poky little puppy had been sold, including copies in various languages. The golden book of fairy tales golden classics adrienne segur, marie ponsot on. Adrienne segur fairy tale illustrations the fairy tale. Little golden books is a popular series of childrens books, founded in 1942. When little golden books launched in 1942 at 25 cents each, they changed publishing history. The values stated in this guide are to be used only as a guide.
Golden book of fairy tales by adrienne segur, hardcover. Values are not set to determine prices as auction and dealer values vary. The first 12 titles were published october 1, 1942. The golden book of fairy tales by golden books hardcover. One of the earliest memories i have of reading books and of having books read to me is attached to little golden books. Their characteristics include the appearance of fantastic elements in the form of talking animals, magic, witches and giants, knights and heroes.
It has been republished as the golden book of fairy tales. However, the little golden book collector website includes an alphabetical listing of 1,230 little golden books that was compiled in 20. History the first 12 little golden book titles were published on october 1, 1942. Read the stories of some of the most famous folklorists and storytellers. Launched in october 1942, little golden books defied the traditional model of.
Advertised as having 44 pages the actual books had only 42 pages. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Little golden books is coming off the heels of its 75th anniversary. Very nice copy wfaint rubbing to the corners, bright covers wa slight crease to the front cover by elliott who did a number of little golden books. Bedtime stories, the shy little kitten cathleen schurr, the coldblooded penguin adapt. She enters mother holdas world in whose service she works diligently.
Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales, folklore, fables, myths, and legends, a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by jens tismars monologue in german, is a story that differs from an oral folk tale, written by a single. Little golden books including bedtime stories and the. The twelve dancing princesses, the wild swans, and the blue book of fairy tales featuring rapunzel, beauty and the beast, and toads and diamonds, come together with gorgeous art by gordon laite and sheilah beckett. In grimms fairy tale frau holle mother holda, a girl is forced by her stepmother to jump into a well to look for the lost spindle.
The retellings retain the essence of the originals. Contentsshow synopsis this section of the article is incomplete. The first 12 little golden book titles were published on october 1, 1942. My siblings and i have fought over the pieces for years, so much so, that a few years ago we all received xerox copies for christmas. Little golden books is a popular series of childrens books. Published by user, 20 years ago my mother began reading this book to us when we were small, and it was read so much that it literally fell apart. Watch a brief walkthrough of little golden books history, including commentary by experts and authors, golden books editorial director diane muldrow, and childrens literature historian leonard marcus.
The golden book of fairy tales, simon schuster abebooks. Golden book of fairy tales illustrated by getrude elliot. Unfortunately, finding a complete list of little golden books online is difficult because the collection now includes more than 1,200 unique titles. English fairy tales channel and its owners, agents, representatives, and employees do not collect any information from children under years of age and expressly deny permission to. However, according to alnadim, the book contains only 200 stories. My little golden book of fairy tales little golden book 21162 previously titled the blue book of fairy tales.
Get the best deals on little golden books 1942 when you shop the largest online selection at. The picture shows how the girl, on returning home, is showered with gold by mother holda as a reward. A lot has changed since little golden books became a staple of childhood 75 years ago this year 2017, but they remain some of the most popular childrens books ever published, as demonstrated in a recent ten things you didnt know column. The eighth book in the series, the poky little puppy, is the topselling childrens book of all time. List of little golden books fairy tales lovetoknow. A year ago i was fascinated by the miniature paintings an. Values are not set to determine prices as auction and dealer values vary greatly and are affected by demand and condition.
If you know the original book, you will find that the colors are close, but not an exact match. An official reseller of current and outofprint golden book titles. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Little golden book fairy tale favorites by brothers grimm. The golden book of fairy tales sellersupplied images abebooks. Online version of the leading quarterly contemporary and underground art bible.
Ivan yakovlevitch bilibine 1876 1942 art populaire. A very early little golden book containing famous fairy tales w 42 pages, color illustrations on every page. The paper is a little thinner and not somore yes, thats the version i grew up with, too. Possible ex library copy, with all the markingsstickers of that library. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Andersens fairy tales illustrated by arthur szyk 1945 this is a gorgeously illustrated version of hans christian andersens fairy tales. The paper is a little thinner and not so matte, and the colors, especially the greens in the wild swans are not quite so rich. I purchased this book as one of eleven other books that represented the first twelve little golden books that were originally printed in 1942. The golden book of fairy tales little golden books wiki. Many of the little golden books have become bestsellers, including the poky little puppy, tootle, scuffy the. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. In the beginning, little golden books were either based on classic fairy tales or. Buy the golden book of fairy tales classic golden book by segur, adrienne isbn.
Commemorating 75 years of little golden books publishers weekly. Its the youtube debut of golden book videos favorite fairy tales the first story is. The first little golden book of fairy tales little golden. Robert edmunds, the golden book of fairy tales, and more genre. Seuss and curious george books the most, but i fondly recall reading those colorful little books that were so neatly packaged. Two, beauty and the beast and rapunzel, will be quite familiar to most readers.1291 1507 1358 1361 993 668 147 451 1532 643 537 163 770 1579 600 238 808 729 647 43 1447 1047 1033 521 233 1598 75 1118 1228 1495 731 1499 323 450 1164 664 256 547